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With Tribal Jurisdiction in the Hands of the Supreme Court, Native Women Rally for Their Rights

While protesters on the courthouse steps were united in their resolve to speak out against sexual assault and affirm tribal nations’ inherent ability to protect Native women and children, the feeling inside the building, observers said, was much more uncertain.

While protesters on the courthouse steps were united in their resolve to speak out against sexual assault and affirm tribal nations’ inherent ability to protect Native women and children, the feeling inside the building, observers said, was much more uncertain.

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Colorado Shooting Underscores Existing Laws Not Sufficient to Protect Abortion Providers

Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don't have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.

Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don’t have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.

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Ninth Circuit Denies Appeal of Group That Attacked Planned Parenthood (Updated)

David Daleiden and his anti-choice front group, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), will now have to comply with the National Abortion Federation's request for information about some of CMP's supporters.

David Daleiden and his anti-choice front group, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), will now have to comply with the National Abortion Federation’s request for information about some of CMP’s supporters.

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Lawsuit: Alabama Voter ID Law Intentionally Discriminatory

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenges a 2011 law advocates claim is designed to disenfranchise Black and Latino voters in the state.

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenges a 2011 law advocates claim is designed to disenfranchise Black and Latino voters in the state.

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Attorneys for Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter Ask Court to Limit Media Coverage

In a motion filed Monday, attorneys for Robert Lewis Dear Jr., asked the court for a gag order limiting pre-trial media coverage of the case.

In a motion filed Monday, attorneys for Robert Lewis Dear Jr., asked the court for a gag order limiting pre-trial media coverage of the case.

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Military Combat Jobs to Soon Be Available to Women

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is expected to order the military to open all combat jobs to women today, giving the services until January 1 to submit plans to make the change, according to the Associated Press.

A senior defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the AP that all services will have to begin putting plans in place for combat integration by April 1.

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Scott Walker Could ‘Bankrupt Food Banks’ in Wisconsin

Changes to Gov. Scott Walker's 2013-2015 budget have dropped at least 15,000 out-of-work Wisconsin residents from the state's food stamps program.

Changes to Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013-2015 budget have dropped at least 15,000 out-of-work Wisconsin residents from the state’s food stamps program.

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As SCOTUS Steps Into Fight Over Clinic Closure Laws, Another Appeals Court Rules They Should Be Blocked

Monday's decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let's hope the justices read the opinion.

Monday’s decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let’s hope the justices read the opinion.

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Texas Planned Parenthood Affiliates Sue to Reinstate Medicaid Funding

The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday claims anti-choice lawmakers in Texas are playing political games with family planning funding. Again.

The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday claims anti-choice lawmakers in Texas are playing political games with family planning funding. Again.

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Court Blocks Effort to License Family Detention Centers as Child-Care Facilities

Bob Libal of Grassroots Leadership told RH Reality Check that the state didn't want to license detention centers as child-care facilities because there was an actual “emergency” or for the welfare of children; it sought to expedite the process and reduce the standards to meet the facilities' needs.

Bob Libal of Grassroots Leadership said that the state didn’t want to license detention centers as child-care facilities because there was an actual “emergency”; it sought to expedite the process and reduce the standards to meet the facilities’ needs.

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